HR shows signs of catching web recruitment bugOn 26 Nov 2002 in Personnel Today A third of employers advertise all their vacancies on job boards, researchreveals. The study also finds more than 60 per cent of the 210 HR professionalssurveyed had used job sites in the last 12 months. It shows that 99 per cent of employers have a corporate website and, ofthese, 76 per cent use it for recruitment. The totaljobs survey finds that key benefits of online recruitment areconsidered to be speed (30 per cent), reach (25 per cent) and targeting (16 percent). Respondents highlighted the problem of inappropriate applications, oftenfrom other countries, as a major drawback of online recruitment. Although most respondents identified recruitment as a strategic issue, only47 per cent have a director with recruitment responsibilities at board level. The study also reveals that employer branding is seen as the key issue whenrecruiting staff, ahead of both costs and speed. According to the survey, HR is becoming more comfortable with online recruitment,with 48 per cent of respondents reporting that recruitment is suited to theweb, compared to 39 per cent last year. www.totaljobs.com Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos.